Monthly Archives: May 2018

Micropolitan Success Stories from the Heartland

Today’s economic environment can be tough on communities of all types, but small micropolitan areas face particular challenges.  They can be far removed from larger markets and may lack the scale and scope to spur economic growth.  But, many smaller … Continue reading

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Global Startup Ecosystems 2018

My colleagues at the Global Entrepreneurship Network and Startup Genome have released a new report that’s definitely worth a look.  The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 offers a state of the field look at what’s happening with technology startup ecosystems … Continue reading

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Strengthening Economies in Wyoming

I’m continuing to work with my colleagues from the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Development Organizations on a project to aid coal-reliant communities in the West seeking to develop economic diversification strategies and programs.  We’ve been holding … Continue reading

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Coping with Adversity: Regional Resilience and Public Policy

I’m in the midst of reading an interesting new(ish) book that should also interest my fellow economic developers.  Coping with Adversity:  Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy (by Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair and Ned Hill) takes a … Continue reading

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